Listen Up! Northwest is a collaboratively produced radio magazine featuring stories of communities in action throughout the Northwest. Each broadcast highlights the work of skilled community radio producers and artists from our region, including Alaska, Alberta, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.
Listen Up! Northwest Program 7 presents stories of small scale farming in our region -- the benefits and the challenges. Segments include:
* What should one think about when going into small scale farming? Some thoughts from one of our region's farmers. (Jonathan Steinman, Kootenay Coop Radio)
* A discussion about the challenges faced by local farms who want to convert from conventional to organic farming (Tom Allen, KBCS-Seattle)
* Small scale farms are asking for policy changes to cope with the increased flooding in Washington (Martha Baskin, Green Acre Radio)
* Customers at a Nelson, BC cooperative wrote letters of support to their local farmer. Find out how this started (Jonathan Steinman, Kootenay Coop Radio)